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 Bill Status of SB2248  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  ETHICS-SEX HARASSMENT TRAINING

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Daniel Biss - Jacqueline Y. Collins - Toi W. Hutchinson - Cristina Castro - Iris Y. Martinez, Laura M. Murphy, Julie A. Morrison, Melinda Bush, Linda Holmes and Michael E. Hastings

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  10/24/2017SenateReferred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
5 ILCS 430/1-5
5 ILCS 430/5-13 new
5 ILCS 430/25-15
5 ILCS 430/25-20
5 ILCS 430/25-23
5 ILCS 430/25-50a new
25 ILCS 170/2from Ch. 63, par. 172
25 ILCS 170/4.7 new
25 ILCS 170/7from Ch. 63, par. 177


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the State Officials and Employees Ethics Act. Provides for the implementation of a sexual harassment training program to be completed by specified State officials and employees, and to be conducted by the appropriate State agency of those State officials and employees. Provides additional requirements for operation of the program, and for reporting and completion of sexual harassment training under the program. Authorizes the Legislative Ethics Commission to make rulings, issue recommendations, and impose administrative fines in connection with findings of sexual harassment. Authorizes the Legislative Inspector General to receive and investigate allegations of sexual harassment. Requires ethics officers to provide guidance to officers and employees in registering complaints about sexual harassment with the Legislative Inspector General. Provides for sexual harassment complaint procedures. Amends the Lobbyist Registration Act. Requires the Secretary of State to receive and investigate allegations of sexual harassment, and to immediately transmit those allegations to the Secretary of State Inspector General. Provides that each natural person required to register as a lobbyist under the Act must complete a program of sexual harassment training no later than 30 days after registration or renewal of registration under the Act. Defines terms. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  10/24/2017SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Daniel Biss
  10/24/2017SenateFirst Reading
  10/24/2017SenateReferred to Assignments
  10/25/2017SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  10/25/2017SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson
  10/25/2017SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
  10/25/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
  10/25/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  10/25/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
  10/25/2017SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  10/25/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
  11/6/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael E. Hastings

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